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Khumalo suspended with full pay

Government employee Velaphi Khumalo has been suspended with full pay from the Gauteng Sports, Arts, Culture and Recreation Department. In a Facebook post, Khumalo called for black South Africans to do to white people what “Hitler did to the Jews” and cleanse the country of white people. The Sports Promotion[…]

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Cops who defended Phiyega to appeal labour court ruling

The suspended duo Lieutenant General Nobubele Mbekela and Lieutenant General Solomon Makgale are challenging the Labour Court ruling that declared their suspensions lawful. The two were suspended after they publicly defended Riah Phiyega, who has also been placed on suspension pending an inquiry into her fitness to hold office. Makgale,[…]

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Faiez should know fate by next week: ANC

The disciplinary process against suspended ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs should be resolved by next week, acting secretary Thandi Manikivana said on Thursday. But this would depend on the witnesses and the information received, she added. Jacobs was placed on precautionary suspension following an alleged assault at the ANC’s[…]

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ANC’s Faiez Jacobs suspended over ‘assault’

ANC Western Cape secretary Faiez Jacobs has been placed on precautionary suspension after being accused of beating up a colleague for failing to write a report on the organisation. The suspension follows a post on Facebook by Anda Qhama Bici, with a picture of researcher Wesley Seale bleeding. In a[…]

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Phiyega rejects damning reports

Suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega has rejected the findings of two damning reports against her. The reports were released by the Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Police and Police Minister Nathi Nhleko through a “faceless ministerial reference group”, Phiyega said in a statement on Thursday evening. She said the processes followed[…]

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Riah Phiyega suspended

National police commissioner Riah Phiyega will remain on suspension with full pay until the board of inquiry into her fitness to hold office has completed its work, the Presidency said on Wednesday. The Farlam Commission, headed by retired Judge Ian Farlam, investigating the deaths of 44 people killed during strike-related[…]

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Decision to release Oscar suspended

The decision to release Paralympian Oscar Pistorius on parole on Friday has been suspended, eNCA reported on Wednesday. Justice spokesperson Mthunzi Mhaga said the minister considered a petition to stop his release and he has referred the decision for review to the parole board. This implied that the earlier decision[…]

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Israel hit with flights ban

In what many experts see as a blow to Israel’s economy, US and European air carriers have halted flights to Israel, citing concern over Hamas rockets fired from Gaza and hitting an area near Ben Gurion airport, as US Secretary of State John Kerry pushes for a Middle East truce[…]

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